RESEARCH SPECIALIST

University of Wisconsin Madison

United States

September 27, 2021

Description

RESEARCH SPECIALIST

Apply now Job no: 240973-AS Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time Department: PHARM/PHARMACY Location: Madison Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

This position is in a research laboratory in the School of Pharmacy's Pharmaceutical Sciences Division. This an opportunity to be part of a research center focused on discovery and development of antibacterial and antifungal agents. This position requires a highly motivated individual with excellent technical and communication skills, both written and spoken, due to the multiple labs and disciplines involved with the center.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelors degree required. Preference will be given to applicants with a degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum 1 year of experience working in a research lab, preferably in the areas of microbiology and analytical chemistry.

A working knowledge of HPLC, MS, and NMR will be necessary, however training on exact protocols will be provided. This position requires excellent organization skills due to the quantity of data being generated across multiple projects and multiple labs, as well as excellent technical and communication skills, both written and spoken, due to the multiple labs and disciplines involved with the center.

Additional Information:

The School of Pharmacy embraces the values of diversity and inclusion, as they are essential in achieving related goals outlined in our School's strategic plan. We aspire to integrate diversity and inclusion behaviors into teaching, research, and our service mission to advance our priorities of creating and sustaining an inclusive and welcoming environment. Further, we believe these values are critical in preparing our students to address and eliminate health disparities.

We strongly encourage applications from candidates who have awareness, commitment, and practice of diversity and inclusion behaviors, and we especially encourage women and people from underrepresented minority groups to apply.

The School of Pharmacy at UW-Madison is not able to provide sponsorship for this position. A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of appointment.

Department(s):

A561000-SCHOOL OF PHARMACY/PHARMACY

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $37,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click the "Apply Now" button to begin the application process. To apply for this position, you are required to submit a resume/CV, and a cover letter.

Contact:

Jenni Regan jenni.regan@wisc.edu 608-890-0317 Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAYSERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

RESEARCH SPECIALIST(T16DN) or ASSOC RESEARCH SPEC(T16FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

240973-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https: // employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information- for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https: // hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total- compensation-study/.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Applications Open: Sep 13 2021 Central Daylight Time Applications Close: Sep 27 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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